January 8, 1942 February 13, 2019
Passed peacefully away on February 13th, 2019 at the Western Regional Memorial Hospital in Corner Brook at the age of 77 years. Shirley Simms was born in Green Island Cove, NL on January 8, 1942 to Leander & Minnie Mitchelmore. She was one of nine children. She met and later married Sterling Simms on October 23, 1958. Together while living in St. Anthony, NL they raised three children; two sons, Terry & Morgan and one daughter, Sybil. Shirley, while being at home raising her family took care of the Bookkeeping of their family businesses for 45 years to assist in providing for their family. She leaves to mourn with fond and loving memories her sons, Terry (Donna), Morgan (Verla); Daughter, Sybil (Glenn); Grandchildren Christa (Darryl); Jason (Angelina); Kristopher & Shannon; Great-Grandchildren, Karli; Kaeden; Santiago; Isabella & Dominick; Sisters, Sybil (Lloyd) Piercey & Inga Coombs; Brothers, Primus (Maysie); Baxter (Melinda) & Harvey (Marilyn) Mitchelmore; Sister-in-law, Ruby Mitchelmore as well as a large circle of extended family and friends. Shirley was predeceased by her Husband, Sterling Simms; Parents, Leander & Minnie Mitchelmore; Brothers, Howard Truman Mitchelmore; and Sister, Merona Gibbons. Visitation was held at the Pentecostal Church in St. Anthony from where the funeral was held on Monday, February 18th, 2019 at 2:00 pm with Pastor Jeff Elliott officiating. Interment followed. Funeral arrangements entrusted to Kerry M. Fillatre’s Funeral Home, St. Anthony and Roddickton, Lee Nippard Funeral Director.